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DIY Fruit and Vegetable Cleanser

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  Are you looking for a safe natural ways to clean your fresh produce?  Why not make your own fruit and vegetable wash using distilled white vinegar?  Vinegar has so many uses and… Continue reading

Go Natural with Crystal Deodorant

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About six years ago I noticed a lump under my right arm that was soft and pliable. Of course, being a self-proclaimed hypochondriac, I ran to my doctor right away to check it… Continue reading

The Year of the Chia

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This year seems to be the year of the chia seed. Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably heard or read about their use as a dietary supplement to aid with… Continue reading

Black Elderberry: Nature’s Secret to Fighting Colds and Flu

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Black elderberry (Sambucus nigra) is a shrub with deep purple to black berries that have been used in Europe for centuries to treat viruses, congestion, colds, and fever. Black elderberry contains a high… Continue reading

Oil of Oregano: The Best Defense Against Colds

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What is Oil of Oregano Oil of Oregano (Origanum Vulgare), not to be confused with the cooking spice oregano (Origanum Marjoram), is a herb derived oil that contains phytochemicals, plant chemicals that protect… Continue reading

The Skinny on Fitness Trampolines

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As a new mom, I was struggling with how I could incorporate my pre-pregnancy work out routine into my life after having my son.  I felt guilty for not treating my body well… Continue reading

Sea Buckthorn: A Natural Supplement with Surprising Beauty Secrets

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Sea Buckthorn (Hippophae) is a shrub that bears orange fruit that is native to Europe and Asia. I first heard about Sea Buckthorn while watching the Dr. Andrew Weil on the Dr. Oz… Continue reading

Five Great Uses for Coconut Oil

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I first read about coconut oil a few years ago, while searching the Internet for ways to stop or slow down the progression of Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease. According to some, taking a… Continue reading